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Curtis B.
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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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M 100 series tractor suddenly stopped while mowing. Engine

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M 100 series tractor suddenly stopped while mowing. Engine and mower work fine.parking brake and freewheel rod are in correct positions.i can not find anything loose or disconnected.the drive belt for tractor movement is slack but attached . No change in slack when I
Push forward or reverse petal. Tractor recently had full dealer inspection and repair.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! M-100 series? Is this a Deere mower? D100 maybe? Does mower have history? The drive belt has to be tight and this is accomplished on most mower drives by a large tension spring that pulls the idlers against the belt.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It is a Deere 100series. It has no repair history other than the recent check everything dealer maintainance. Owners guide pictures are not clear about the location of the spring tensioner for the drive belt. I assume it is separate from the mower drive.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Yes, the drive is completely separate from the deck. Here is a link showing the similar set up .------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Curtis. I am not able to download your answer .
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.